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Follow live: French Open Day 10

Garbine Muguruza is widely recognized as one of the best of the next generation. But she'll have to get by Lucie Safarova in order to make her first Grand Slam semifinal (live on ESPN3).

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VCU clinches its first regional championship (1:41)
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NBA union to investigate concussion protocol

The NBA union has hired neurologists to examine the league's concussion policy and determine whether any changes are needed to prevent players from playing with an undiagnosed concussion.

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Historic Road Trip Takes Its Toll (3:22)
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MLB Power Rankings: Week 9

The ultra-consistent Cardinals and the suddenly surging Giants are worthy of being in the top spot in our rankings. Who's No. 1?

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Revamped Mercury set sights on WNBA repeat

After a chaotic offseason, defending WNBA champ Phoenix is an almost entirely different team in 2015. But with a good nucleus still on the roster, the Mercury sure don't sound worried.

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Peterson -- NFL's best for 7 seasons
NFL 

From 2007-13, Vikings' Adrian Peterson was the only RB to rush 2,000 times and accumulate 10,000 yards. Also, no player in those 7 seasons scored more combined rushing and receiving TDs than Peterson (91).

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Adrian Peterson joining Vikings today
NFL 

The RB will join Minnesota for today's OTAs, ending a nearly 9-month absence from the team. Why today? Said AD: "Basically it's time for me to come in and test the waters and re-familiarize myself with our offense and the direction they're trying to go in." (via ESPN's Ben Goessling and Josina Anderson) Story

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Tie-break in Muguruza-Safarova first set. Safarova has yet to lose a set, is 4-0 in tie-breaks in the tournament. Muguruza playing her first

LeBron and Kyrie's lefts are not all right

Cavs stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who are both righties, tried shooting left-handed 3-pointers in practice, and the best we can say is one of them managed to draw backboard -- the side of it, anyway.

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Seriously, who eats Kit Kats like this?
MLB 

After teammate Dee Gordon tweeted a photo of Giancarlo Stanton's unique Kit Kat-eating technique earlier Monday, reps from the candy company sent the slugger 432 Kit Kats and some handy instructions to use for practice.

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Hawks unveil 'new identity'

Atlanta announced new primary and secondary logos for next season. The secondary logo symbolizes "how the city of Atlanta rose from the ashes to become one of the nation’s leading international cities," the team said.

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Ana Ivanovic's important first set
Tennis 

The Serb took the first set 6-3 over 19-seed Elina Svitolina in the quarterfinals. Ivanovic is 32-1 at the French Open after winning the first set, with her only loss coming in 2012 to Sara Errani. Follow live

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Hoiberg, Thibodeau not similar coaches

ESPN's Bradford Doolittle: "[Fred] Hoiberg is so polar opposite in personality from [Tom] Thibodeau that the buzzword you keep encountering is 'anti-Thibs.' One NBA executive I spoke to raved about Hoiberg, calling him a 'great guy with absolutely no ego.'" Strategy different, too (Insider)

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After outcry, UAB football coming back
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ESPN's Paul Finebaum on OTL: "I've never seen anything quite like this. The people won. The little people. The average guy on the street. Joe Schmo was finally heard."

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Redskins president: RG III is a starting QB
NFL 

Said Bruce Allen of picking up Griffin's $16M option for 2016: "We've seen him win. We've seen him win big games. We know his talent. It really was a no-brainer. I think if you asked us six months before it would have been the same decision."

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Peterson's return has been in the works since last week. Conversations with Zimmer -- whom AP deeply respects -- played a big part in it.

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Marwin Gonzalez had a throw to first that reminded the BBTN crew of a dancer, but is it enough to dethrone Alex Gordon's 31-time winner?

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Chicago rookie could return for finals
NHL 

Trevor van Riemsdyk hasn't played since suffering a knee injury Nov. 16, but with the Hawks thin on defense, the defenseman will travel with the team to Tampa and could play in the opening games.

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Alexander: Time at Kansas not as planned
Men's College Basketball 

Cliff Alexander dealt with an NCAA investigation, low playing time and a suspension during his time at Kansas. Alexander called it a "bad deck of cards": "When I was playing, I wasn't very dominant. I didn't live up to my expectations, the way I was supposed to, and then when the suspension came, it just made me go downward."

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Men's College Basketball 

Mariners hitting coach: Cano is pressing
MLB 

Robinson Cano, Seattle's $240 million man, is hitting .246 with only 2 HRs this season. Explains Howard Johnson: "He's a proud guy and when things got off a little slow for him, it's easy to press, even out here in Seattle. ... The main thing I know for sure he is going to be all right, he is going to snap out of it."

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Peterson: "I'm returning because I want to. I’m a part of this football team and I owe it to the guys I play with and to our coaches."

Watch: Quarterfinals at Roland Garros
Tennis 

After upsetting 2-seed Maria Sharapova on Monday, 13-seed Lucie Safarova -- who's 1-1 in Slam quarterfinals -- takes on 21-seed Garbine Muguruza, 0-1 in Slam quarters. The two have never met head-to-head. Live on WatchESPN

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Solo seeks redemption
Soccer 

Growing up, U.S. goalie Hope Solo faced "poverty, neglect, familial mental illness, chronic deception." In soccer, she found respite. And now, she heads to her third World Cup searching for her better self. espnW: Pride. Regret. Hope.

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Soccer 

The Numbers Game
NBA 

A new graphic shows the best players in NBA history to wear each jersey number. Spoiler: Several league legends were left off the list. Check it out

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